Lowe, Victor, 1907-1988

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Biographical Note: Victor Lowe was professor of Philosophy, The Johns Hopkins University and the biographer of mathematician and philosopher, Alfred North Whitehead.

He was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1907 and trained as an engineer at Case University. He left science for graduate studies in the Dept. of Philosophy at Harvard where Whitehead was a faculty member. He received his Ph. D. in 1935. Lowe came to Hopkins in 1947, retiring as professor emeritus in 1973. Victor Lowe died in 1988, and the manuscript for Vol. 2 was edited by a colleague, Jerome B. Schneewind and published in 1990.

From the description of Victor Lowe papers, 1929-1988. (Johns Hopkins University). WorldCat record id: 48395802

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referencedIn Lovejoy, Arthur O. (Arthur Oncken), 1873-1962. Arthur O. Lovejoy papers, 1872-1963. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
creatorOf Lowe, Victor, 1907-1988. Victor Lowe papers, 1929-1988. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Whitehead, Alfred North, 1861-1947. Alfred North Whitehead collection, 1885-1934. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest. William Ernest Hocking Papers. 1860-1979. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Lincoln, Victoria, 1904-1981. Victoria Lincoln papers, 1833-1986. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
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